For three busy weeks in March and early April, the country is captivated as college basketball's postseason becomes the focus of every sports fan in America. From Oregon's first championship to the "Wizard of Westwood" to Lute Olson and the Wildcats, college basketball has created memorable moments for generations of fans, players and coaches.March Madness is definitely making a run at being the most bet upon sport in America today. You don't have to be in Vegas anymore to place a bet on March Madness.
March Madness Prop Bets
For the March Madness NCAA Championship Tournament there are many different
propositions available. For example, before the tournament begins prop bets
are available on which teams will win the tournament outright, which teams
will make the Final Four, and the total number of games won in the entire
tournament by each conference.
March Madness Betting Tips
A Popular March Madness bet is to place a wager on the winner of each
bracket; essentially picking which team from each bracket will make the
Final Four. These odds will be offered in the same manner as those for
picking the overall champion and will also be adjusted after each round.
Betting underdogs to win their division is a much safer bet than to bet them
to win it all!
College Basketball Picks & Handicapping Tips
1. Get to know your team
Study your teams, learn their strengths and weaknesses, know their home
and road records, and evaluate them objectively. Pay attention
to changes in the quality of a team from one season to the
next as players graduate and changes occur in coaching staffs.
2. Value betting - find low risk high reward action
Successful basketball gambling requires getting value on your
bets ... basically this means getting better than the "true"
odds on your team. For instance, if your objective prediction
for a game suggests that Duke should be receiving 5 points but
are in fact receiving 8, then this is a value betting
proposition. In this case, the risk to reward is very much in
your favor, making Duke a strong play.
3. Bet against public opinion
Certain teams always have a strong public following. For
years, the Chicago Bulls were one such team, having captured
the public's admiration during the Jordan years. High-value bets can often be found by betting against these teams because the odds makers adjust the line to reflect the expected amount
of public money ... thus, the underdog is often listed with
better odds or a larger point spread than they realistically
More March Madness betting information here!
2016-2017 March Madness Betting Lines